Andrew Zimmerman

Professor, Department of History, George Washington University

Fellow, Society of Fellows, SOF/Heyman, Columbia University (1998–2000)

Andrew Zimmerman is professor of history and international affairs at George Washington University. He received his Ph.D. from the University of California, San Diego in 1998. His research focuses on modern Germany, the United States, and West Africa. His most recent publications are “Cotton Booms, Cotton Busts, and the Civil War in West Africa,” and “Primitive Art, Primitive Accumulation, and the Origin of the Work of Art in German New Guinea.” He is working on a project tentatively titled "Slaves and Soldiers in the Red and Black Atlantic: A Transnational and Revolutionary History of the American Civil War."